It is interesting to look at the amount of legal training and support offered to different juvenile court participants. In many juvenile delinquency cases, there are three attorneys in the room — a judge, a prosecutor, and a defense attorney. 287 more words
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Coercing False Allegations of Sexual Abuse Leads to Suspension of Parenting Time in Waverly: F.A.B. v. D.L.B.
It is time to plead with the law schools to recognize juvenile delinquency law as a speciality area and offer courses to expose law students to this possible path in their future practice. 209 more words
Tennessee’s Juvenile Court system will always have a special place in my heart, even if it’s a love-hate relationship. I started my law career practicing in Greene County Tennessee’s Juvenile Court. 1,420 more words
In 2012, Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs imposed life without parole sentences on two juveniles who were convicted of homicide offenses. In an opinion delivered by Justice Kagan, the court used the analysis in Graham v. 220 more words
In October 2012, five youths from Elkhart, Indiana broke into what they believed was an empty house, with the intent to burglarize. The homeowner was upstairs sleeping, however, he shot at the intruders, injuring one and killing another. 368 more words